In the midweek games, our top tipster Will Burns hit a four bets out of nine at massive prices to make a huge profit (13/8, 13/5, 11/4 and 19/10) and last night hit ANOTHER one at 6/5. He is back with his picks for the Eredivisie this coming weekend and like all his tips, you will not see a ‘best bet’ under evens – good luck!
Saturday 8th February
PSV vs. FC TWENTE – 17:45
With both sides coming into this one on the back of good wins, it sure proves to a be a great game when second-placed Twente travel to the Phillips Stadion to face PSV on Saturday evening.
The installation of Guus Hiddink as Phillip Cocu’s advisor will only help the Eindhoven’s patchy season so far but Twente are in great form and are desperate to close the gap between themselves and Ajax. A win for Twente in this would sit them only a point off the top.
I believe a feel good factor could be back in Eindhoven for this one but Twente could be too strong for Cocu’s men. The best bet would be to sit on the fence and settle for a draw.
BURNS’ BEST BET: Draw (5/2 – BetVictor)
NAC BREDA vs. RODA JC – 18:45
It’s a relegation battle in Breda. NAC missed the chance to pick up three vital points in Nijmegen on Wednesday night and with just two wins from their last nine matches, they now find themselves just four points above the relegation zone.
Jon Dahl Tomasson’s Roda find themselves in the drop zone but only due to a poor goal-difference. In the past five trips, two draws and three defeats does not fill you full of confidence when away from home but they do have a young prodigy on their hands who could fire them up the league.
Of course, I am talking about Guus Hupperts. He is the main reason I’m betting that Roda could grab the win.
BURNS’ BEST BET: Roda to win (28/11 – Unibet)
GO AHEAD EAGLES vs. AZ ALKMAAR – 18:45
Dick Advocaat lead AZ to back-to-back wins last week, hosting Groningen and at Vitesse which gives them three wins from their first four games of the new year has revitalised their season.
The Eagles are yet to win in 2014 but have good form, one losing once in the last five games at Adelaarshorst but I see AZ’s firepower of Aron Johansson, 13 goals in 23 games being too strong for Go Ahead. Take AZ to win at 11/10.
BURNS’ BEST BET: AZ to win (11/10 – BetVictor & WilliamHill)
FEYENOORD vs. NEC NIJMEGEN– 19:45
Feyenoord had a great 2-1 away win to Roda midweek with Lex Immers and Samuel Armenteros getting involved in the goals, with Ronald Koeman not relying on Graziano Pellè notching.
NEC are undefeated in 2014 with two wins and three draws but four of those games have been played at home, the only away game was a tremendous 1-1 draw in Arnhem against Vitesse.
Could NEC gain another draw on Saturday night? Possibly… To play it safe I am going to say there are going to be goals in this one and plenty of them. Get on Over 4.5 Goals at Coral at 2/1 for the best bet of the day.
BURNS’ BEST BET: Over 4.5 Goals (2/1 – Coral)
Sunday 9th February
HERACLES vs. SC CAMBUUR– 11:30
Sunday’s set of games opens with Cambuur’s visit to Heracles. The hosts smashed ADO 3-0 on Tuesday so they will be full of confidence. Cambuur held their own against PSV even though they let a 1-0 lead slip to be defeated by Cocu’s men.
On the road, Cambuur’s form is not great, losing six out of the last seven away league matches. Heracles have been in decent form at home (losing only one in five) due to the in-form Bryan Linssen firing off all cylinders, scoring six in six.
The best bet will be Heracles to be winning at half-time and continuing on to defeat Cambuur at the final whistle.
BURNS’ BEST BET: Heracles HT/FT (3/2 – Ladbrokes)
PEC ZWOLLE vs. AJAX– 13:30
The resurgent PEC Zwolle go in search of a fourth straight win when they host league leader Ajax on Sunday.
Ron Jans’ men began the season in great form, winning their first four games and led the league for almost a month but a run of just one league win in 15 put pay to any title aspirations. Ajax started poorly for have clawed back and now top the league with a four point lead.
I predict this to be the game of the week and a real test for Ajax, with the game ending in a score draw.
BURNS’ BEST BET: Draw (13/10 – Bet Victor)
RKC WAALWIJK vs. FC UTRECHT– 13:30
Even though Jan Wouter’s Utrecht have won six of their last seven matches against Waalwijk in all competitions, they have lost six of their last seven away matches in league. Utrecht are truly in horrible form at the moment even though they clinched a great point at home to Ajax last weekend.
Erwin Koeman’s RKC had a great week last week, defeating PSV on Sunday and drawing away to Go Ahead on Wednesday and need more points on the board to improve their position.
Utrecht also need points to and since loan signing Juan Agudelo has arrived from Stoke, he has started in back-to-back games alongside Steven de Ridder up front. Agudelo and De Ridder have impressed and I feel they could be the two help Wouters clinch a win.
BURNS’ BEST BET: Utrecht to win (12/5 – Coral)
FC GRONINGEN vs. HEERENVEEN – 15:30
The final game of the weekend sees Marco van Basten take his Heerenveen side to Groningen. Both teams will be looking to bounce back after midweek defeats as Groningen lost narrowly away to Ajax and Heerenveen at home against FC Twente.
Groningen were incredibly unlucky against Ajax on Thursday with a late goal snatching a great point away from their grasp. With Hakim Ziyech and Alfred Finnbogason, Heerenveen are always dangerous but I feel Groningen could win this game especially if Filip Kostic can put in a performance like he did against Ajax. BetVictor are offering 6/5 for the home win and I see this as the best bet.
BURNS’ BEST BET: Groningen to win (6/5 – BetVictor)
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